Quote of the day  Mitt Romney and fact checkers. by New Statesman  Published 31 August, 2012 - 07:18 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan wave at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. Photograph: Getty Images. We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers. Romney pollster Neil Newhouse admits that  his party has given up on telling the truth.